01 Mar

Iniskim Centre at MRU

Last year, through my work on the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention, I had the opportunity to meet John Fischer, Director of the Iniskim Centre at Mount Royal University. In January my office toured the centre with John and learned more about what they do...

01 Mar

March 2018 Community Newsletter

Child Intervention Panel  On January 24th, after a year of meeting with indigenous communities, parents, front-line workers, agencies, foster parents and government officials, the all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention agreed to 26 recommendations to help improve the lives of children in care, and hopefully prevent...

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07 Feb

MLA for a Day

Are you a high school student with an interest in politics?  Consider applying for Mr. Speaker's MLA for a Day. Take place in a free three-day youth conference, running from May 6 -8 at the Alberta Legislature. The goal of MLA for a Day is for politically engaged...

01 Feb

February 2018 Community Newsletter

In this note I wanted to update you on the key legislation passed in the fall sitting of the Legislature, and talk briefly about what I expect we’ll see in the upcoming spring session. Last fall we passed several significant pieces of legislation, including a comprehensive...

01 Jan

January 2018 Community Newsletter

The Canadian Government is in the process of legalizing cannabis in Canada. They are legalizing, strictly regulating, and restricting access to cannabis in order to keep it out of the hands of Canadian youth, and to prevent organized crime from continuing to profit from the...

01 Dec

December 2017 Community Newsletter

Year End Reflection As another year draws to a close I wanted to share my personal reflection on a year that has brought great change to our province. Many Albertans continue to struggle in a slow economy, and nowhere is that more true than in...